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::: allay - calm; pacify
::: dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
::: petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
::: lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
::: grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
::: myriad - very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand
::: circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
::: parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
::: overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
::: marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.